Josiah Stamp, fully Sir Josiah Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp of Shortlands

Josiah
Stamp, fully Sir Josiah Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp of Shortlands
1880
1941

British Civil Servant, Industrialist, Economist, Statistician, Writer and Banker

Author Quotes

The Government are very keen on amassing statistics - they collect them, add them, raise them to the nth power, take the cube root and prepare wonderful diagrams.

The individual source of the statistics may easily be the weakest link.

The modern banking system manufactures money out of nothing.

Banking was conceived in iniquity and born in sin.

But if you want to continue to be slaves of the banks and pay the cost of your own slavery, then let bankers continue to create money and control credit.

Banking was conceived in iniquity and was born in sin.
The Bankers own the earth. Take it away from them,
but leave them the power to create deposits,
and with the flick of the pen they will
create enough deposits to buy it back again.
However, take it away from them, and
all the great fortunes like mine
will disappear and they ought to disappear, for
this would be a happier and better world to live in.
But, if you wish to remain the slaves of Bankers
and pay the cost of your own slavery,
let them continue to create deposits.

It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.

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First Name
Josiah
Last Name
Stamp, fully Sir Josiah Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp of Shortlands
Birth Date
1880
Death Date
1941
Bio

British Civil Servant, Industrialist, Economist, Statistician, Writer and Banker